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Robert Half Staff Accountant in Bridgewater, New Jersey


Robert Half is looking for a Staff Accountant for a temporary to hire opportunity. The Staff Accountant is responsible for preparing monthly and year-end closings, journal entries, fixed asset maintenance, bank reconciliation, and general ledger reconciliation. During the monthly close, you will hold responsibility over many aspects of internal reporting. In addition, you will support the development and implementation of accounting policies. In addition, you will participate in compliance, review schedules for the reporting processes, and work alongside our external auditors for quarterly reviews and annual audits. This position is very involved as it will produce Cash Flow projections, Budgets, and Financial Statements. This company offers a challenging and multi-faceted opportunity where effort is rewarded and the role is based in the Somerset County, New Jersey region.

How you will make an impact

  • Execute month end close, journal entries, with little supervision

  • Partake in annual closing processes

  • Participate in various initiatives spanning multiple departments

  • Help with the implementation, maintenance and adherence to internal controls and accounting procedures ensuring compliance with GAAP

  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects, as requested

  • Ready complex journal entries and account reconciliations including but not limited to cash, prepaid expenses and payroll

  • Offer succinct analysis on a wide variety of financial data and communicate it in a clear and concise manner

  • Keep up fixed asset ledger, depreciation, and reconciliation

  • Create monthly statement analysis to be used for management reporting's

  • Organize capital lease and monthly payment schedules

    Requirements - BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics

  • Competent with spreadsheets and databases

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

  • Spreadsheet and database capabilities

  • Accruals experience highly desired

  • Microsoft Great Plains Dynamics experience desired

  • Bank reconciliations experience

  • Journal entries experience required

  • Proven knowledge of Analyze Financial Statements

  • Aging Reports experience

  • 2+ years of recent and relevant accounting experience

  • Current and relevant ERP system experience

  • Strong analytical capabilities and discernment

  • Be detailed, flexible, and organized

  • Comfortable working in a changing and dynamic environment

  • Mature organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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